New Information about Forced Conversions 

Learn about the surprising findings about the forced conversion of Jews in pre-modern Italy. Although Renaissance Italy saw the emergence of Enlightenment trends like humanism,  many Jews were compelled to convert to Christianity. 

Prof. Tamar Herzig of the Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies is a 2019 Kadar Family Award recipient. The Kadar Family Award for Outstanding Research at Tel Aviv University honors researchers and scholars at the highest levels of their careers and shares their pioneering achievements with the public.